Intra-government Communications Network (ICON)

ICON provides dark fibre links that are an unmetered and cost effective telecommunication services to Australian Government entities across the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

ICON comprises a network of fibre optic links connecting Commonwealth agency tenancies and data centres within the ACT, allowing secure communication of information with a classification up to PROTECTED without the need for additional encryption. The ICON network enables the connection of a building occupied by a Commonwealth entity to one the following:

  • a building occupied by a different Commonwealth entity
  • a building occupied by the same Commonwealth entity
  • a building occupied by a Commonwealth entity service provider (i.e. Data Centre).

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